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Countryside Neighborhood Homes for Sale

Countryside Neighborhood Homes for Sale

The Countryside Neighborhood is located in the southeast corner of the city of Fountain, Colorado, in the 80817 zip code. As the name suggests, the countryside neighborhood is at the edge of rural Fountain in southern El Paso County this makes it a great place for nature lovers.

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The Countryside Neighborhood is located in the City of Fountain, Colorado

This neighborhood consists of nearly 1,400 homes and offers a range of housing types from smallish townhomes to larger single-family real estate. Single-family homes in the countryside subdivision average 2,005 square feet in size, the average lot size is .18 acres, and the average year built is 1998. Countryside homes offer a traditional home in a quiet neighborhood, just outside city limits.

There are four subareas within the Countryside community: Countryside, Countryside West, Countryside North, and Countryside townhomes. Construction began in the first Countryside filing back in 1985 and continued through Countryside West in the early 2000s. Countryside North is the newest filing, construction in this area started late in 2005 and continued until 2015. Finally, the countryside townhomes were built between 2004 and 2008.

The countryside neighborhood is very popular with military families due to its proximity to bases and affordability when compared with areas further north. Just a short drive to Fort Carson makes this an especially popular neighborhood with members of the Army. The Fountain-Fort Carson school district is even named after the base.

Local schools for this neighborhood are in one of the more popular school districts, Fountain-Fort Carson District 8. These public schools are a short walk from the Countryside neighborhood, the high school is actually surrounded by the subdivision, as is Jordahl Elementary school. The high school is home to the Fountain-Fort Carson Stadium, Tennis Courts, and ball fields.

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Fountain Fort Carson High School

If you’re looking for a charter or private school, Fountain has those as well. The Fountain Valley School of Colorado is located a short drive from the Countryside neighborhood.

While the Countryside neighborhood doesn’t have any notable parks within the community, it is very close proximity to John Metcalfe Memorial Park. This park offers baseball fields, a skate park, The Metcalfe Hondo Memorial Doggie Park, walking trails, and is home to the Fountain Riding and Roping Club. Additionally, the park offers a large pavilion, ideal for a summertime picnic, and offers perfect summer shade.

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John Metcalfe Memorial Park - Fountain, Colorado

While there aren’t a lot of amenities located directly in the Countryside neighborhood, there are plenty of restaurants, shopping, and retail just a short drive from the neighborhood. The City of Fountain has seen a lot of growth and development in the commercial, and retail space over the past couple of years.

Property values in the Countryside neighborhood have consistently increased over the past ten years. The proximity to military bases and the easy access to interstate-25 make Countryside a desirable neighborhood. This has led to some serious appreciation for the neighborhood over the past 10 years. If you were a countryside homeowner, you saw a 153.78% appreciation seen over the past decade. here is the detailed information about these gains.

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Median Sales Price for Countryside Neighborhood

The countryside neighborhood isn't the only great place to live in the Fountain area, here is a list of some of the best neighborhoods in the area: Cumberland Green, The Glen at Widefield, Mesa Ridge and Lorson Ranch are all areas nearby with new home construction, while Barnstormers Landing, Fountain, Fountain Valley Ranch, Wild Oak Farms are all popular developments with established homes and communities. Apartments, condos, and townhomes are on the rise in this area.

If you are interested in learning more about any of these neighborhoods, give us a call. We know these neighborhoods and are happy to help with more community information, or listing information on any particular property.

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4103 Garrett Place Colorado Springs Colorado 80907

4Bedroom(s)
2Parking(s)
34Picture(s)
2,460Sqft
Welcome to this beautiful home within walking distance of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS)! This Bi-level home features 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, and an oversized 2 Car Garage with an extended driveway. It is situated nicely on a corner lot in a cul-de-sac, and just minutes from I-25, making for an easy commute to downtown Colorado Springs or Denver.
$500,000

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862 Marshall Drive Fountain Colorado 80817

4Bedroom(s)
2Parking(s)
30Picture(s)
2,893Sqft
Stylish and exuding character, this bright, inviting Fountain residence offers the laid-back lifestyle of your dreams! A picket fence and manicured lawn lend to the curb appeal of the vibrant 2-level home. From the covered porch, step inside to discover radiant sunlight spilling across the living room and dining area, illuminating the hardwood-style flooring underfoot.
$455,000

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424 Edgewood Drive Colorado Springs Colorado 80907

4Bedroom(s)
2Parking(s)
27Picture(s)
3,198Sqft
Absolutely charming ranch-style home in Countryside Estates! This home is a very short walk to UCCS, shopping, parks, and minutes from the interstate. This home offers 4 bedrooms and 3 baths with a large bonus room downstairs that could easily be a 5th bedroom. This home has the original hardwood floors in the upstairs bedrooms. The living room has lots of natural light with a wood fireplace.
$449,000
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Where is Fountain CO?

Fountain Colorado is located in the south-eastern part of El Paso County and was named for Fountain Creek. Fountain is conveniently located close to the Colorado Springs Airport and Ft. Carson and Peterson military bases. Covering approximately 50 square miles, this area has an average elevation of 5800 feet which makes for temperate weather most of the year.

Schools in Fountain CO

Students in Fountain either attend the D3 Widefield school district or D8 Fountain-Fort Carson School District. The Widefield School District covers residences in the northern region of the Fountain MLS area, while students in the central and southern part of Fountain attend the Fountain-Fort Carson School District. This area is home to the Fountain Valley School, a well-known private school.

Weather in Fountain CO

The weather in the Fountain area tends to be a little more temperate than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area due to its lower elevation. Average highs in the winter are in the 40’s with average lows dropping down to 20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 83-88 degrees with the lows in the upper 50s. Fountain tends to be one of the warmest areas of the Pikes Peak Region.

AREA STATISTICS

FOUNTAIN CO

COLORADO SPRINGS

Elevation
5,845
6,035
Population
53,229
464,871
Lot Size
0.29 acres
0.33 acres
2020 Median Sales Price
$330,000
$361,436
2020 Average Sales Price
$331,181
$412,546
2020 Days on Market
4 days
8 days
2020 Price Per Sq Ft
$153 per sq ft
$152 per sq ft
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